Monday, January 21, 2019

Exhibition Event - Artist Lecture with Ana Candioti “Art and Testimony” for the exhibit “50 Years of Immortality: Honoring MLK” on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 5:30pm-8:00pm; show runs through February 2019 at The Detroit Public Library — Detroit, MI USA

“50 Years of Immortality: Honoring MLK” Jan 23, 2019
at Detroit Public Library
Exhibition Event - Artist Lecture: with Ana Candioti “Art and Testimony” for the exhibit “50 Years of Immortality: Honoring MLK” on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 5:30pm-8:00pm; show runs through February 2019 at The Detroit Public Library — Detroit, MI USA; Event Details - Location: Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202, USA; Phone: (313) 481-1300; Website: Detroit Public Library
Event Description: “Join us on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 5:30pm-8:00pm for an Artist Lecture with Ana Candioti: 'Art and Testimony.' The Detroit Public Library is very pleased to welcome artist Ana Candioti in her first Michigan exhibition. Her series of paintings, '50 Years of Immortality: Art Exhibition Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' is currently on view in the DPL Galleria. On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, the Galleria in the Main Library at 5201 Woodward will host an artist’s lecture, 'Art and Testimony,' along with a reception from 5:30–8:00pm. Ana Candioti will discuss her exhibit, the genesis for this particular series of paintings, and her focus on social art. This will also be an opportunity to view the exhibit, as well as ask questions and interact with the artist. She began her series depicting the African diaspora back in 2000 when Candioti immersed herself in the Haitian culture of Miami. She continued to explore the African institutions, clothing, and religion of the city as well as Latin American communities, and has expertly portrayed the diverse and rich cultures through her portraits. The exhibit is on view during normal library hours through February 2019 ...”Read more: Detroit Public Library
About the Artist: “Ana Candioti is an Argentinian contemporary painter, U.S. citizen, and internationally renowned artist. Her work is in galleries, museums and universities as permanent collections and in group and solo exhibits, appearing in North and South American as well as Europe. Candioti follows in the tradition of Argentinian Social Realist painters and through her different series that research and depict the cultures and customs of various communities ...”Read more: Detroit Public Library
For further information: Detroit Public Library.

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